Tool Test: Karl Holtey’s No. 982 Smoothing Plane

By Christopher Schwarz
Page: 18

From the October 2010 issue # 185
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Since the 1980s, planemaker Karl Holtey has been an innovator in the world of toolmaking. He has set the bar for the level of fit and finish a tool can achieve. And his No. 98 plane sparked the revolution in bevel-up planes.

So when I was offered the opportunity to borrow his follow-up to the No. 98 – the No. 982 – I jumped at the chance.


From the October 2010 issue # 185
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